|Deputy Convener of the |
European and External Relations Committee
14 June 2011 – 5 May 2016
|Preceded by||Sandra White|
|Member of the Scottish Parliament |
6 May 2011 – 5 May 2016
|Born||26 November 1956|
|Political party||Labour Party|
|Alma mater||University of Paisley|
Hanzala Malik was born in Glasgow and was a Glasgow City Councillor from 1995 to 2012. Malik was elected as a Labour MSP for City of Glasgow Constituency in May 2011. Malik is mixed-race; his father was born in Pakistan and his mother was born in Scotland. He has been married for over thirty years and has two children and two grandchildren.
Malik holds a BSc in Computing with Business Administration from the University of Paisley. He has worked in both the private and public sector, including serving as a special police constable and member of the Territorial Army. As a Glasgow Councillor, Mr Malik was a member on the council's key committees, including Education, Development and Regeneration, Finance, Housing, Licensing, Policy and Resources.
Malik was re-elected as a Glasgow City Councillor in May 2017.